Via The Guardian Greek police investigating the fatal stabbing of a 19-year-old British tourist on Crete have charged a man with the killing. Myles Litchmore-Dunbar,19, has been charged with the murder of Tyrell Matthews-Burton as well as possession of a weapon. Police attributed the murder to gang violence between rival groups in Britain. As 19 other Britons arrested in connection with the crime appeared before a public prosecutor on Wednesday, police said they had begun to assemble a picture of two gangs “bent on destroying one […]
Via The Daily Mail A young woman suffered horrific facial burns after a woman wearing a Muslim veil threw acid in her face. Naomi Oni, 20, was walking home after finishing work at lingerie shop Victoria’s Secret when the woman, wearing a niqab – which reveals only the eyes – appeared and launched the apparently random attack. It is not known whether the attack was motivated by the victim’s work for the store. On December 30, Miss Oni took the bus home […]
Via BBC News Drug companies are facing mounting pressure to investigate reports that new medicines are being tested on some of the poorest people in India without their knowledge. “We were surprised,” Nitu Sodey recalls about taking her mother-in-law Chandrakala Bai to Maharaja Yeshwantrao Hospital in Indore in May 2009. “We are low-caste people and normally when we go to the hospital we are given a five-rupee voucher, but the doctor said he would give us a foreign drug costing 125,000 rupees (£1,400).” The pair […]
NEW FLORENCE AND THE MACHINE VIDEO IGNITES RACE ROW /ONLINE PETITION SET UP CALLING FOR THE BAND TO APOLOGISE
Check the latest video from Florence and Machine ‘No Light , No Light, which is interesting. The video has apparently ignited a race row because of its imagery. Florence is in a church along with a group of choir boys and I am guessing they represent all that is good and innocent in the world. Then up pops a man ( it looks like he has been rolled in tar), who practices Voodoo, chases after a terrified Florence, sticks pins in to a doll and dances/rolls around the floor of […]
Turkish football fans (Besiktas supporters) pelted former Arsenal player Emmanuel Eboue with water bottles, lighters and some have said (via Twitter) human excrement. The disgusting incident happened during a match yesterday. Eboue now plays for Galatasaray. … This has upset my spirit today. Racism at it’s finest.